Alvark Tokyo

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Alvark Tokyo
Alvark Tokyo logo
LeaguesB.League
Founded1948; 71 years ago (1948)
HistoryToyota Pacers
1948–2000
Toyota Alvark
2000-2016
Alvark Tokyo
2016–present
ArenaArena Tachikawa Tachihi
Komazawa Gymnasium
Head coachLuka Pavićević
Championships2 JBL Super Leagues
Websitehttps://www.alvark-tokyo.jp/
Toyota Alvark team in 2009

Alvark Tokyo is a Japanese professional basketball team located in Tokyo. The team, which is sponsored by Toyota, currently plays in the Japanese B.League. Until 2000, the team was known as the Toyota Pacers. Founded as Toyota Pacers, the club has won two consecutive JBL Super League league titles in 2006 and 2007.

In July 2015, it was announced that the team would compete in the first division of the new Japan Professional Basketball League, which commenced from October 2016.[1]

Players[edit]

Current roster[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team eligibility at FIBA sanctioned events. Players may hold other non-FIBA nationality not displayed.

Alvark Tokyo roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name
G 1 Japan Genki Kojima
PG 3 Japan Seiya Ando
PG 7 Japan Takeki Shonaka (C)
PF/C 9 United States Jeff Ayres
PF 10 Japan Zack Baranski
SF 11 Japan Yutaro Suda
PF 12 Serbia Milan Mačvan
SF 13 Japan Shohei Kikuchi
PF 15 Japan Joji Takeuchi
SG 24 Japan Daiki Tanaka
C 53 United States Alex Kirk
Head coach

Montenegro Luka Pavicevic

Assistant coach(es)

Kota Mizuno
Sho Higashijima
Chikahira Ikeda


Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

Updated: 2019

Notable players[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team eligibility at FIBA sanctioned events. Players may hold other non-FIBA nationality not displayed.

Head coaches[edit]

Shuji Ono 2000–05
John Patrick 2005-06
Torsten Loibl 2006-08
Koju Munakata 2008-10
Donald Beck 2010-15
Takuma Ito 2015-17
Luka Pavićević 2017–present

Practice facilities[edit]

Toyota Motors Fuchu Sports Center

They have their own gymnasium, Toyota Motors Fuchu Sports Center in Kitayamacho, Fuchu, Tokyo.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "JPBLの「1部~3部階層分け発表記者会見」について" [Regarding the JPBL's "Division 1-3 Assignment Press Conference"] (in Japanese). Nishinomiya Storks. 30 July 2015. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 11 August 2015.

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